by Ron Spence
I have researched and written a comprehensive three part article on the Cam Neely trade.
To truly understand what happened, it is necessary to start with the aftermath to the 1982 quest for the Stanley Cup. Because, a power vacuum would be created that created the setting for the transaction with Boston.
I will first of all start with some quotes from Neil Belland, who I interviewed. As well, I talked to Stan Smyl about what happened to the Canucks during the mid-1980s.
Mr. Marchak from The Canuck Library listed a comprehensive piece on what happened to their roster. For a look at his other writings, please go to: